Chart 1
Eligibility rate¹

% 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015
1.
The number of unemployed people who had accumulated enough insurable hours to be eligible to receive regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, expressed as a proportion of unemployed people who had contributed to the EI program and separated from their job for a reason deemed valid.
Source(s):
Employment Insurance Coverage Survey (4428).

Chart description


This is a column clustered chart.

Eligibility rate¹
  %
2003 83.7
2004 80.4
2005 83.4
2006 82.7
2007 82.3
2008 82.2
2009 86.2
2010 83.9
2011 78.4
2012 81.9
2013 85.8
2014 83.1
2015 82.8
2016 85.4
1.
The number of unemployed people who had accumulated enough insurable hours to be eligible to receive regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, expressed as a proportion of unemployed people who had contributed to the EI program and separated from their job for a reason deemed valid.
Source(s):
Employment Insurance Coverage Survey (4428).
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